According to latest research findings, health experts claim that sitting down for prolonged periods (eight hours a day is the norm in most offices/schools) can prove disastrous for your health and longevity. Scientists warn that people who sit around...
The introduction of the new facebook profile has opened up a range of whole new possibilities to tech-savvy facebook members and social-networking fanatics. This new profile actually allows you to play around with your profile picture, cleverly stretching it...
Hewlett Packard Co slashed its 2011 earnings forecast as it went on a spending spree to revamp one of its troubled divisions. Meanwhile, long time competitor and foe Dell Inc has delivered a blowout profit, surprising many at the...
Middle East Communications (MECOM) Exhibition and Conference 2011, the leading Communications Technology and Solutions event, was officially opened by H.E Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the UAE Minister of Economy, on 16th May, 2011. It was held at the...
Hackers have targeted Sony Corporation's website again in less than a month after more than 100 million online user accounts were stolen, exposing more security issues for the company. Internet security firm F-Secure disclosed on Friday that a hacked page...

Tablets are new gadget craze to hit the market, they are light on weight and on pockets, while still taking full advantage of internet technologies and are substitutes to bulky laptops. It started many years ago when Apple launched the...
Soon after Google went open about its new mobile payment service, Google Wallet; PayPal has decided to sue the company and two of its former executives over trade secrets. According to the lawsuit filed, former PayPal executive (now with...
Google Inc has confessed that it had tried to team up with Facebook, as the search giant wanted to adapt to shifting technology landscape and strives to maintain its growth. Google had generated roughly $29 billion in gross revenue...
Mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia expects sales and profit margins for the current quarter to be well below its forecasts. It is evident that the lower selling prices and gross margins together with the general market trends are a reason...
Zynga the largest online gaming empire and owner of game titles such as FarmVille and MafiaWars is set to launch its latest title tomorrow. Farmville is a game that is quite popular in the Dubai and Mafia Wars has help...

Groupon enters UAE

Expatriates living in Dubai city have welcomed the entry of Groupon.com in UAE. It has become a part of their life to browse mail and to purchase products at discounts. Dubai is an expensive city and these discount deals...
Facing growing threat from Apple and Google in the Tablet market, Microsoft Corp on wednesday at the All Things Digital technology conference showed off a version of its next operating system, highlighting touchscreen features optimized for tablet computers. Code-named Windows...

Google Inc, in its official blog has stated that unknown hackers have been trying to hack into the Gmail accounts of hundreds of users, including senior US government officials, Chinese activists and journalists. It is found that the attempts...

UAE Goes Bananas

YallaBanana.com, a popular group-buying site, plans to expand its business in UAE. The platform has been active in the local online market for quite some time. The site developed and maintained by UAE-based Turret Media, has created individual buying...
How do we put food on our tables? Once, people simply relied on their local farmers. Today, we depend on a global web of growers, fisheries, packers, shippers, manufacturers, retailers as well as government and industry bodies. As the...
Coupon selling websites have made it possible for the middle class to get experiences otherwise not easily accessible through modern means of marketing and social media. The sole purpose of social media is to provide users to be able to...

Infosys Technologies has reportedly acquired the software solutions business, Gen-I in New Zealand for NZ$5 million. Gen-I is a part of the Telecom New Zealand Group. "The partnership is expected to add revenue of NZ$12 million for the current financial...
Acer, in association with the iTEC project, has launched a software named the Acer Classroom Manager, that helps teachers and trainers improve the efficiency of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) teaching by centrally instructing students on their computers. The Acer...
Acquisition of power and affluence has always been the primary objective for civilizations throughout history. Symbols of affluence and power change from each civilization to the other, however there has always been one element which has not changed throughout...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed news of it being a victim in a sophisticated cyber attack; this is the latest in a series of high profile hacking incidents against major corporations and institutions. Cyber security officials stated the...
Ron Johnson, the top retail executive for Apple is set to resign from his present post in Apple. The shift which is expected to happen by November this year is to fill the role vacated by Myron E Ullman...